February 15, 2019 10.02 am This story is over 31 months old

X-Factor winner to star in Lincolnshire horror movie

The film is currently in development

A former X-Factor winner and Coronation Street star will feature in a British horror movie set in Lincolnshire.

Shayne Ward will star in “Skendleby” which is based on the novel of the same name by Nick Brown. The film is currently in development.

Shayne will star in the film alongside Mark Jackson (“The Orville”) and Niamh McGrady (“The Fall”).

There are currently no plans in place for location filming anywhere but areas are being scouted at the moment. It is not clear if any filming will take place at Skendleby Hall and no discussions have been had with the owners of the venue.

Skendleby is set in a country manor house in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Photo: IMDB

After winning X-Factor in 2005 Shayne went on to star as Aidan Connor in Coronation Street. He has now signed up to play archaeologist Dr Giles Glover in Skendleby.

Skendleby tells the story of an ancient curse lurking within the estate of Skendleby Hall.

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